Golf Lessons

  • Monday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Inside Golf Galaxy
10001 Research Blvd Austin, TX 78759

For golfers near Austin, Texas looking for golf lessons, golf instruction, or custom golf club fitting, GOLFTEC Arboretum is the answer. At our state-of-the-art Training Center you'll find all the tools you need to help you improve your golf game. 

Our Certified Personal Coaches have years of instructional experience and they use the latest golf technology to help players of any age or ability reach their goals. In addition, to all of our indoor services, we offer outdoor and on-course golf lessons at Harvey Penick Golf Course. 

Whether you're looking to win your club championship or just getting started with the game, golf lessons with GOLFTEC Arboretum is the perfect solution for you.

Directions to our Training Center

GOLFTEC Arboretum is conveniently located inside Golf Galaxy near the Arboretum at 10001 Research Blvd (Hwy 183). The building is on the Northbound frontage road, just North of Capital of Texas Hwy 360. Come inside and we are located in the back of the store near the repair shop. To find our Training Center coming from Austin take TX-1 Loop north to US-183 and our Training Center will be on the right.

Services Provided at GOLFTEC Arboretum

Lessons and Game Plans

A variety of golf lessons and Game Plans are available at GOLFTEC Arboretum, including In-Bay, On-Course, Short Game and Putting lessons. With a Game Plan, you receive sequential lessons that build on each milestone to build a better swing that can be comfortably repeated on the golf course.

Online Player Performance Center

GOLFTEC's online Player Performance Center and GOLFTEC TO GO mobile app provide 24/7 access to all of your lessons, as well as your Coach's notes, comments and recommended practice drills. You can even view your lessons from your mobile device to help you progress on the range, the course or wherever you are.

Video Practice

Every Training Bay at GOLFTEC Arboretum includes interactive video, letting you see immediate replay of each swing from two directions simultaneously. This resource makes your practice sessions more productive and your improvement faster!

TECFIT Custom Club Fitting

TECFIT, GOLFTEC's tour-level club fitting system, provides a precise, unbiased fitting experience with our experienced and certified professionals in Austin, Texas. The confidence gained by using properly fit equipment is another key to your golf success.

Coaches Who Care

Derek White
Derek White
Center manager,
Director of Instruction,
Certified Personal Coach

Hometown: Manassas, VA

With over 8,500 lessons given since 2012. Derek White has changed the lives of 700+ golfers. With his passion and knowledge of the golf swing each golfer that works with Derek finds he provides a personal approach and touch to their game improvement. If you want to swing better, play better get started today with a swing evaluation with Derek and join the hundreds of golfers that already have.

Van Johns
Van Johns
Certified Personal Coach

PGA Status: PGA Member
Hometown: Plano, IL

Van is a PGA Quarter Century Member. Started playing golf at 8 years old. He played competitive golf in high school, college and on mini tours. He has taught for over 35 years at various facilities most notably at Golfsmith's Harvey Penick Academy.Van has been a five-time award winner of the PGA President Council on growing the game.He has given over 12,000 lesson from juniors to advanced players.

Vern Jones
Vern Jones
Certified Personal Coach

Hometown: Allentown, PA

Hello! Thank you for your interest in GOLFTEC Arboretum. I look forward to earning your trust. Credentials include: Director of Instruction: Birmingham, AL Edwin Watts Golf Academy; Director of Instruction: Atlanta, GA Edwin Watts Golf Academy; Vice President of Edwin Watts Golf Academy;Recipient of 2016 GOLFTEC Rookie of Year Award

Joshua Paz
Joshua Paz
Certified Personal Coach

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

Joshua has taught over 1500 lessons and has a passion for helping people play better golf. Being a graduate of The Golf Academy of America has given Joshua the knowledge to help any golfer reach their full potential on the course. Book your Swing Evaluation with Joshua today. Swing better, play better!

Nearby Golf Courses
Nearby Golf Courses
  • River Place Country Club

  • Austin Country Club

  • Great Hills Country Club

  • Twin Creeks Country Club

  • Harvey Penick Golf Course

Unique GOLFTEC Features
Unique Features
  • One-on-one private golf instruction with a Certified Personal Coach

  • High-speed cameras

  • Foresight launch monitor technology

  • GOLFTEC's patented Motion Measurement technology

  • Video Practice with immediate visual feedback

  • TECFIT Custom Club Fitting

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